Sharita Cole

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
M.S. Higher Education

Sharita M. Cole received her DNP in Advanced Practice Leadership at Chamberlain College of Nursing in December, 2015. She specializes as a Family Nurse Practitioner in Primary Care. Dr. Cole is licensed as a Family Nurse Practitioner in the states of Minnesota, Mississippi, and Tennessee. She currently serves as a part-time clinical instructor at Walden University and has served in this role since July, 2016. Dr. Cole has mentored numerous new graduate nurse practitioners since 2013. Professionally, she is affiliated with multiple nursing organizations that include Mississippi Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau International, Greater Memphis Area Advanced Practice Nurses, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and International Nurses Association. Dr. Cole has performed research in the clinic setting which focused on self-care hypertension management through home blood pressure monitoring.

Courses Taught

NUNP 6531 - Advanced Practice Care of Adults

NURS 6501 - Advanced Pathophysiology

NURS 6512 - Advanced Health Assessment

NURS 6541 - Primary Care of Adolescent & Child

NURS 6551 - Primary Care of Women


BSN, Baptist College of Health Sciences

MSN, University of Memphis

DNP, Chamberlain College of Nursing

Public Service

Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association, Board Member - Memphis

Loving Hands Loving Hearts , Board Member - Memphis